WHAT IS IT?
The President's Challenge is a series of programs designed to help improve anyone's activity level. Joining a group is a great way to make staying active easy and fun! Signing up to be a part of the group is simple and FREE. You can join or leave at any time. All you have to do is register. It's quick, and there's no cost just to participate!
Our group is NOT doing the President's Physical Fitness Test!
This group is for families choosing one of the challenges below and working on their own to log their activities.
to join the "Everest Academy 2011-12" group.
Heart health - Regular physical activity can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels and can reduce the risk of illnesses such as Type II diabetes or heart disease.
Bone support - Exercise is a good way to build strong, healthy bones and can help slow the bone loss associated with getting older.
Sense of well-being - Being in good shape can give you more energy, reduce anxiety and depression, improve self-esteem, and help you better manage stress.
Social life - Staying active can be a great way to have fun, make new friends, and spend quality time with family.
Physical appearance - You look better when you're in shape. Staying active helps you tone muscles and maintain a healthy weight - and can even improve your posture.